These are the trending Halloween decor buys everyone wants for their front yards this year

For a haunting display in your front yard, here are nine trending Halloween decorations from our favorite homeware stores

A front yard with halloween decorations
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October is nearly here to haunt us, and now that we've felt that first nip of fall we can finally start talking about Halloween decor (free from judgment, at least). Besides Christmas and Thanksgiving, some of us consider the spooky season to be one of the biggest celebrations of the year and, as such, our homes should be dressed for the occasion. And of course, decking the front yard with some devilishly frightening decorations is an essential step in conjuring the spooky spirit.

Whether you're a full-blown Halloween fan or you're just looking to join your neighborhood's All Hallows' Eve hype, you'll want to know about the trending outdoor decorations that everyone's using this year. For a front yard with ghoulish curb appeal that's sure to give trick-or-treaters a suitable scare, here are nine of the best buys from some of our favorite homeware stores.

Color & Trends Editor

Lilith Hudson is the Color & Trends Editor at Livingetc. Writing news, features, and explainers for our digital platform, she's the go-to person for all the latest micro-trends, interior hacks, and color inspiration you need in your home. Lilith discovered a love for lifestyle journalism during her BA in English and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham where she spent more time writing for her student magazine than she did studying. After graduating, she decided to take things a step further and now holds an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London, with previous experience at the Saturday Times Magazine, Evening Standard, DJ Mag, and The Simple Things Magazine. At weekends you'll find her renovating a tiny one-up, one-down annex next to her Dad's holiday cottage in the Derbyshire dales where she applies all the latest design ideas she's picked up through the week.